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NYSEG Stadium may not be the flashiest facility in the minors, but may be the most family-friendly facility we've run across in a long time. It's a ballpark where kids can run the bases in the middle of the fifth -- and not after the game, as many teams do on a weekly basis -- and it's a ballpark where dollar hot dogs are available every night of the week.

FAST FACTS

Year Opened: 1992
Capacity: 6,012
Cost: $4.5 million
Suites: 6
Naming Rights: Purchased by New York State Electric and Gas; terms of the deal were not disclosed
Dimensions: 330L, 400C, 330R
Playing Surface: Grass
Website: bmets.com
Phone: 607/723-METS
League: Eastern League
Level: Class AA
Parent: New York Mets
Parking: Paid lots next to the ballpark.
Address/Directions: 211 Henry St., Binghamton, N.Y. Basically, no matter where you're coming from you'll want to exit on Route 11 and head toward downtown Binghamton. The route to the ballpark is well-signed.

NYSEG Stadium may not be the flashiest facility in the minors, but may be the most family-friendly facility we've run across in a long time. It's a ballpark where kids can run the bases in the middle of the fifth -- and not after the game, as many teams do on a weekly basis -- and it's a ballpark where dollar hot dogs are available every night of the week. With a host of attractions geared toward kids -- like the giant mascot inflatable shown above -- NYSEG Stadium is a place where families of all sorts can go out and have a safe, affordable time.